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Scientists Study Phytoplankton in the Pacific

By | September 29, 2015

A team of researchers from FAU Harbor Branch conducted experiments to better understand phytoplankton in the Pacific Ocean.

Dramatic Increase of Alcohol Abuse in Early Maturing Girls

By | September 28, 2015

A new study published in 'Pediatrics' shows that early maturing girls given the most parental autonomy had the highest rates of alcohol abuse, with intoxication frequency increasing an average of 234 percent.

FAU Receives $1.2 Million Grant for Autism Training Program

By | September 24, 2015

More students with autism are being taught in the general classroom setting. Preparing professionals to teach these students is critical in alleviating the dire shortage of special education teachers.

New Technology to Monitor Blood Disorder With a Smart Phone

By | September 22, 2015

A researcher has a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease using a smart phone, and will develop a portable smart sensor and a phone application for patients to analyze and store their blood test results.

Harbor Branch and Amy's Island Seafood Collaborate on Cobia Project

By | September 21, 2015

FAU Harbor Branch and Amy's Island Seafood are partnering on an aquaculture project that will produce healthy, safe fish for consumers.

Pomponi Part of Panel on Ocean Acidification

By | September 11, 2015

FAU Harbor Branch research professor Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D. recently participated in a panel discussion organized by the Ocean Conservancy.

New Grant to Study Cyberbullying and Teen Dating Violence

By | September 9, 2015

Researchers have received a grant from Facebook for a study that has the overarching goal to illuminate the nationwide prevalence, frequency and scope of cyberbullying and electronic dating violence in youth.

CIOERT Explores Pulley Ridge

By | September 9, 2015

FAU Harbor Branch scientists are once again involved in a research cruise investigating reefs off the southwest coast of Florida.

FAU's Medical School to Work with foundation2recovery.org

By | September 9, 2015

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine will work with foundation2recovery.org to combat the narcotic prescription drug epidemic using novel approaches for treatment, prevention and education programs.

Harbor Branch Team Tests New Bluefin Technology

By | September 3, 2015

The Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology at FAU Harbor Branch is working to adapt a new technology for benthic mapping capability.

 
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